The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 135 129 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.035% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 0.29% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£430 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £18.32 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+159.27% -59.28%
Oracle APEX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
453 340 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.36% 11.95% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 208 201
Average daily rate £410 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 17
Average hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -5 7 £430 +43.33% 1
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 35 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
3 19 (54.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (37.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
7 10 (28.57%) UNIX
7 10 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (22.86%) Middleware
8 8 (22.86%) PVCS
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
10 6 (17.14%) XML
10 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
11 5 (14.29%) Perl
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (11.43%) TDD
12 4 (11.43%) Information Management

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.86%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (37.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.43%) MS Access
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) PVCS
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 22 (62.86%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Database Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Middleware
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (20.00%) jQuery
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 5 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) UNIX
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
1 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) Information Management
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Validation
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) V-Model
5 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) VB6
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (11.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe
4 1 (2.86%) VMware